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Umpires needed for slow-pitch softball

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The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is looking for Amateur Softball Association umpires to work during the summer/fall season.

Previous umpiring experience and knowledge of ASA rules is required. The pay is $20 per game. Any interested person may call the recreation department at 782-9828.

Meanwhile, early registration for the summer softball leagues will continue through April 4. The cost is $475 per team ($525 per team after that date) for 10 games and a postseason tournament. The deadline to register for the season is April 11. Players must be 18 years or older to participate.

Games are scheduled to begin the week of April 21. All games are played from 6:30-9 p.m. at Lampe Park. League play will be scheduled on Wednesday nights for women's league, Tuesday nights for men's D league, Tuesday or Wednesday nights for men's open and Thursday nights for co-ed open.

Visit or call 782-9828 for information or to register.

Tah-Neva wrestling finals Saturday

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A contingent of Douglas County middle school wrestlers will compete Saturday in Fallon at the Tah-Neva Championships.

The tournament starts at 9 a.m. at Churchill County High School.

Douglas had nine gold medal winners last weekend at the Tah-Neva Zone qualifier in Carson City. The gold medalists included five eighth graders: Andrew Williams, Sebastian Ramirez, Mason Melhus, Leo Delgado-Triglia and Blake Murray. Four seventh graders also emerged as individual champions: Sam Whilden, Jon Sloan, Nathen Cruz and Alex Rice.

Youth golf clinic April 12

The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is offering an introduction to golf clinic on April 12 for youth 5-16 years of age at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Carson Valley Golf Course professionals will cover the basics, including full swing, chipping, putting, and etiquette. Participants will be divided into age groups, starting with 5-6 year olds from noon to 1:15 p.m. The 7-8 age group will meet from 1:30-2:45 p.m. and 9-16 year olds will meet from 3-4:15 p.m.

The cost is $20. Club rentals, golf balls and refreshments are provided.

Pre-registration is being taken at the recreation department or by phone at 782-9828.

Genoa Lakes season to begin

The Genoa Lakes Ladies' Golf Club will kick off its 2014 season on Tuesday with a low net/low gross tournament at the Lakes Course.

Women golfers age 18 and older are invited to join in for weekly tournaments that are offered for members on Tuesday mornings at one of the Genoa Lakes courses. The season continues through mid-October.

A $5 buy-in is required to participate in the weekly tournaments. Membership dues are $145 per year and cover GHIN handicap dues, three complimentary luncheons, a hole-in-one fund and year-end awards.

Members with an established GHIN handicap are eligible to participate in monthly Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association's High Sierra team play tournaments for an additional $5 per year.

Contact club president, Wendy Oleson, at 775-782-3460 or visit for information. A club membership application is available online.

MEFIYI Sports Bash on April 21-24

Boys and girls ages 6-14 will have a chance to learn skills and drills in basketball, non-contact football, tennis and volleyball during the MEFIYI Spring Break Sports Bash on April 21-24.

The camp schedule for basketball will be 9 a.m.-noon. The football, volleyball and tennis camps will be held 1-4 p.m.

Camps will focus on the fundamentals associated with each sport. Camp directors are retired NFL player JoJo Townsell and J.P. Albert, a Douglas High School football coaching staff member. Guest instructors will include Douglas High School coaches and athletes.

The cost is $75 or $120 for two camps, family camp fee is $65 or $110 for two camps.

Parents must complete a permission form at time of registration.

Pre-register at the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department located at 1323 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. For information call 782-9828.

Molly Awards on May 12

MEFIYI — Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. — is celebrating its 10th annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet May 12 at the Carson Valley Inn.

Applications are now being accepted for Molly Youth Awards, which honor outstanding youth of Douglas County.

Three $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to seniors who apply. Applicants eligible for this recognition must be between the ages of 9 and 18 and a resident of Douglas County. The nominated student-athletes must qualify in each of following areas: Academic excellence, athletic participation and community service.

A nomination form must be postmarked by mail or emailed by April 7.

Visit or email to obtain nomination forms.

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